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Old 06-23-2011, 08:26 PM
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Default Lift Kit vs Leveling kit

Looking to do either a lift kit or a leveling kit. Im a little confused on what the leveling kit does. Can someone explain the pros and cons of each? Thank You. Also, Which would be better for allowing my truck bigger tires say 31"-33" ( i have 30" right now) but not decrease road performance that much since im looking to do an everyday driver and weekend toy. Also i tow a small boat so id like to keep alot of road performance too. Thanks
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Old 06-23-2011, 09:07 PM
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Default Re: Lift Kit vs Leveling kit

need a little more info of your truck. if its a fourwheel drive the trucks do not like tbar keys. you can crank your torsion bars to raise the front up and clear 32s with trimming, 31s are perfect oversize tire on stock with a crank and put in an add a leaf for the rear to match gives it a stronger rear for towing. i have a body lift on mine running 32s, but you can go 33s if need be. taller truck better lookn imo
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Old 06-23-2011, 09:11 PM
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Default Re: Lift Kit vs Leveling kit

ive heard nothing good about leveling keys on rangers...if its a 2 wheel drive u can also do a spindle lift which will raise the front like three inches or something and then u just could add a leaf like SB03Ranger said....u could do a 3 inch body lift even if its a 2 wheel drive as well
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Old 06-23-2011, 09:15 PM
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yea look on here at pics of rangers with tbar crank, and with body lifts, get you an idea of a look you want.
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Old 06-24-2011, 05:12 AM
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Default Re: Lift Kit vs Leveling kit

33s can fit without trimming and a tbar crank. Leveling kits are no good on these.
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Old 06-24-2011, 09:24 AM
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its 2wd egde so it has the tbars. i was looking at a lift (3" front and adding the leaf in the rear to level it) from 4wheel and the leveling kit. so level kits are no good, ok thanks
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Old 06-24-2011, 09:44 AM
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Yea or do a spindle lift? U can do a body lift on it that Eudora b my choice

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Old 06-24-2011, 09:46 AM
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if you plan to use it off road, a suspension lift will benefit you far greater than a body lift will
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Old 06-24-2011, 11:33 PM
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Im not a fan of body lifts, I figure its just looks and not actual performance benefits
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